In Rohrabacher’s case, his love of Putin goes way back. He was one of just 23 congressmen to vote against loan guarantees for Ukraine, and one of just seven who didn’t oppose Russia’s invasion of Crimea. Instead, Rohrabacher praised Putin, and said that Crimea had a “destiny with Russia.”
Collins is most famous for making statements comparing to the Jewish speaker of the New York State Assembly with Adolf Hitler and the Antichrist.
Both would surely welcome someone hacking into their own personal email to see what else they might have said in private. After all, that would just be giving people “more truthful information.”
It’s clear that “It’s a good thing we were hacked” is the new alt-white talking point. And why not? After all, Republicans not only elected an autocratic, bullying, bigoted puppet, they increasing support the puppet master.
The GOP is warming to Russian President Vladimir Putin — even as evidence of his regime’s interference in the election intensifies. …
Back in July 2014 just 10 percent of Republicans held a favorable view of Putin, according to a poll conducted by the Economist and YouGov. By September of 2016, that number rose to 24 percent. And it's even higher today: 37 percent of Republicans view Putin favorably, the poll found in December.
Repressing journalists. Bypassing laws. Pocketing billions. What’s not to love?